Mets Fire Scouting Director Rudy Terrasas

According to Jon Heyman of, the Mets have fired Rudy Terrasas.


The Mets have told Rudy Terrasas he will no longer be director of scouting, but that he might still be reassigned within the organization.

Paul DePodesta said via text “there is a good chance that Rudy will remain with organization.”

Rudy Terrasas, was a close friend of Omar Minaya and was largely responsible for running the Mets MLB Amateur Drafts.

He was still under contract until the end of the 2011 season, and played a large role in Mets player development and amateur scouting.

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York summarized the Mets top three picks since 2006, when Rudy came on board.

Kevin Mulvey, RHP, second round
Joe Smith, RHP, third round
John Holdzkom, RHP, fourth round

Eddie Kunz, RHP, first-supplemental
Nathan Vineyard, LHP, first-supplemental
Scott Moviel, RHP, second round

Ike Davis, 1B, first round
Reese Havens, SS, first round
Brad Holt, RHP, first-supplemental

Steven Matz, LHP, second round
Robbie Shields, SS, third round
Darrell Ceciliani, OF, fourth round

Matt Harvey, RHP, first round
Blake Forsythe, C, third round
Cory Vaughn, OF, fourth round

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